[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] RBA UPDATE – JULY 2018 The central bank has today announced the official cash rate for July following its monthly board meeting. The RBA board has once again decided to hold the cash rate at its current record low of 1.5 per cent, a move predicted by most industry pundits. None of the surveyed…

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] RBA UPDATE – JUNE 2018 At its meeting today, the Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 1.50 per cent. The global economy has strengthened over the past year. A number of advanced economies are growing at an above-trend rate and unemployment rates are low. The Chinese economy continues to grow solidly,…

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] HOME LOANS ARE GOING TO BE TOUGHER TO GET Getting a home loan could be about to get a whole lot harder, thanks to the Financial Services Royal Commission. That’s not just bad news for people hoping to buy — in Australia’s home-loan-dependent economy, it could be very disruptive. The banking royal commission has…

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